About 23,000 customers across Washington were still without power by shortly around 4:30 p.m. Monday, down from 60,000 outages first thing in the morning.
Sunday’s windstorm knocked down a tree that killed two people on Preston-Fall City Road near Issaquah, when the car they were in was crushed.
As of 5:24 p.m. Monday, Seattle City Light reported that 1,739 customers were without power.
Puget Sound Energy reported 413 remaining outages with 17,114 customers still in the dark, as of 5:25 p.m.
Tacoma Public Utilities reported 316 customers without power as of 4:36 p.m.
South of the metro area, Lewis County PUD was reporting 3 customers without power as of 4:36 p.m. Monday.
All the utility companies said crews were out in the region working to restore power.
With active weather expected to continue through Tuesday, power companies said they expect to continue to respond to outages as they occur.
“Our Emergency Coordination Center is fully staffed supporting local storm bases working on restoration efforts. We have also called in crews from outside our region for additional restoration support,” PSE said in a statement on its webpage.